Paul heads up the Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Group and is also Co-head of the firm's Corporate Department. He trained at Travers Smith and became a partner in 2006.
Paul specialises in UK and international buyout work. He has extensive experience advising institutional investors and management teams on investments and divestments, as well as private equity-backed companies on M&A and other corporate matters. He is the relationship partner and “go to” lawyer for some of the firm’s key clients and the largest private equity funds in Europe including Bridgepoint Capital, TA Associates, Hellman & Friedman and Graphite Capital.
Paul is widely regarded as one of the leading private equity lawyers in the UK and is consistently recommended by Chambers and Partners UK and The Legal 500.
Paul is highly regarded for M&A and private equity work in IFLR1000 UK, 2019.